EP136: "Affluenza" - The We Need More Stuff to Be Happy Epidemic
Affluenza is the damage done to our health, our families, our communities, and our environment by the obsessive quest for material gain.
To make this simple: Affluenza is the "we need more stuff to be happy" epidemic.
Since the late 1950s, the happiness inside the United States has steadily decreased. However, incomes have almost doubled, our houses have more than doubled in size, and the quest to gain happiness through "stuff" is at an all time high.
And what about the consequences of Affluenza? How much of our money do we actually save compared to the rest of the world? And what are the other consequences when it comes to this epidemic?
All of this in the show today AND a freebie cheat sheet that I use when deciding on making a big purchase.
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